Softball

  • MDI softball team beats Ellsworth in slugfest

    MDI softball team beats Ellsworth in slugfest

    BAR HARBOR — A home run by junior Maddie Thornton in the bottom of the third inning helped propel the Mount Desert Island softball team to a 14-12 win over the Ellsworth Eagles on Tuesday. The Trojans improved to 1-1 early on in what hopes to be a promising season for the young team. “We

  • Local runners begin outdoor track season in Hampden

    ELLSWORTH — George Stevens Academy, Ellsworth, Bucksport and Deer Isle-Stonington competed in the season’s first outdoor track meet Monday in Hampden. On the boys’ side, GSA finished third and with two individual wins from Erik Taylor-Lash. Taylor-Lash won the pole vault and 1,600-meter race walk and was also part of a team that won the

  • Weather leads to high school sports postponements

    Weather leads to high school sports postponements

    ELLSWORTH — Inclement weather caused the postponements of several games throughout Hancock County on Thursday and Friday. Ellsworth’s home baseball and softball games against George Stevens Academy were pushed back from 2 p.m. Thursday to 4:30 p.m. April 27. The games were originally scheduled to be the home openers for the Eagles, but Ellsworth will instead open

  • GSA, Sumner split baseball, softball openers

    GSA, Sumner split baseball, softball openers

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy and Sumner baseball and softball teams got their 2017 seasons started with a split this evening, with GSA winning in baseball and Sumner claiming victory in softball. GSA’s baseball team (1-0) scored four runs to take the lead in the bottom of the first after Sumner (0-1) scored

  • Bucksport looks to continue softball dynasty in 2017

    Bucksport looks to continue softball dynasty in 2017

    BUCKSPORT — Mike Carrier sits on edge of the stage in Bucksport’s Ralph Jewett Gymnasium. It’s a Friday afternoon practice for the Bucksport softball team, and his players are at various corners of the gym working on different skills. Near the bleachers, four players are hitting volleyballs off tees as pitcher Kate Saunders works on

  • Ellsworth High School to hold spring sports meeting March 22

    Ellsworth High School to hold spring sports meeting March 22

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth will be holding its annual spring sports meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the high school’s Katsiaficas Gymnasium. Students who wish to participate in baseball, softball, outdoor track and tennis should attend with a parent or guardian. The meeting will provide parents and athletes with practice schedules, game schedules and information